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Old 04-07-2012, 01:00 AM   #1
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Anemone moving a lot.

Why do they move so much? It stayed in one spot for months then went MIA and then went somewhere else and now back almost where it started. It's a purple tipped anemone? And why do the clown fish just lay in there. It scared me. Thought they were dead!!



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Old 04-07-2012, 02:04 AM   #2
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Anemones are weird sometimes lol. It looks like a sebae anemone to me.
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Old 04-07-2012, 02:16 AM   #3
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Anemones are weird sometimes lol. It looks like a sebae anemone to me.
It's a google picture but it looks JUST like it. I know your suppose to wait for the tank to be established for months. But whatever. My tank has been up since January. And I fell in love with it. And the price was right. Now I want a bubble coral? I think that's what you call it. It looks like a anemone but it doesn't move.
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Old 04-07-2012, 11:07 AM   #4
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I got an anemone to lol and my tanks 3 1/2 months. Don't worry I fell in love to . All I know about bubble corals is they are really fragile.
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I have a bubble coral. They are fragile, but it is easy to just move them from their base. I have hermits crawl over it once and awhile and there aren't any issues.
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I have a bubble coral. They are fragile, but it is easy to just move them from their base. I have hermits crawl over it once and awhile and there aren't any issues.
Where would be the best place for it? Here's a FTS, I was thinking on the right above the red mushrooms.



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Sorry the water is a little cloudy from the wc. An the lights aren't at it's brightest yet, they ramp up starting at 7am.
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Long as you acclimate it to the light, that should be a nice spot for it. They like intense lighting, which is what is holding mine back. It is doing well under 4 t5ho, but will do better under my leds.
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Long as you acclimate it to the light, that should be a nice spot for it. They like intense lighting, which is what is holding mine back. It is doing well under 4 t5ho, but will do better under my leds.
Oh man!! I may go get it today then!!

Is a hour slow drip acclimation good enough. I once did a 3 hour drip to all my CUC and was told it was way too long. I isn't know, was just starting out so I didn't know any better.

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An hour should be ok. When I got mine, I floated the bag in the DT for 30 min then opened it up and added small amounts of water as it floated around every 10 minutes, so 6 doses in an hour. Removed half the water and did this again for an hour. So 3 hours isn't that bad in reality...
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An hour should be ok. When I got mine, I floated the bag in the DT for 30 min then opened it up and added small amounts of water as it floated around every 10 minutes, so 6 doses in an hour. Removed half the water and did this again for an hour. So 3 hours isn't that bad in reality...
Ok cool! Thanks!! I'm gonna call the LFS and make sure it's still there and also see if there open.
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